Monthly Archives: June 2012

7 Quick Takes, vol 5

— 1 — It’s 2:40 am and I’m sitting here in the living room completely unable to sleep. I have a midterm essay due later today and I’m about 1/3 of the way through it. I don’t mind writing but … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes, vol 4

— 1 — Please pray for the repose of the soul of Lesley Brown, who died in the UK on June 4th after a brief illness. Lesley Brown is better known as the mother of the first “test tube baby”, … Continue reading

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Should we require children to be physically demonstrative?

I read a commentary today by Katia Hetter, which can be found here, who doesn’t require her four-year-old to hug or kiss relatives or acquaintances. Her theory is that her child is learning to respect her own feelings and intuitions about people … Continue reading

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